The Impress Service in North-East England During the Napoleonic War

By Norman McCord, published May 1968

Abstract

A comprehensive study of the brutal system of conscription which was found to be necessary to enable the manning of the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars as exemplified by the operation of the “press” on the Tyne and Wear ports.

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Filed under: Napoleonic War | North Sea | Press Gangs
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea

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